Local Walks

Distance: 15 miles (24km)

Average Time: 6 to 7 hours

Type of Walking: Medium

Refreshments Available: Stock up in Ulverston but there are a couple of small shops and pubs along the way in Torver if you need to refill on water and snacks.

Starting Point: Cumbria Way Marker in Ulverston

Published date: 5th May 2017

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Leg 1 of the Cumbria Way: Ulverston to Coniston

This full day walk features the many becks, stiles, farmyards and field paths between Ulverston and Gawthwaite on the southern boundary of Britain’s largest National Park. There are patches of craggy moorland around Beacon Tarn and the rough, but distinct paths along the lovely wooded shoreline of Coniston Water. Rolling terrain overall with the Cumbria Way marker sculpture in The Gill at Ulverston to mark the start/finish of the trail in this pretty part of the town.